006 — Brian Slawin

Podcast Summary:

Co-founder & Chief Visionary & Strategist, Brian Slawin, is passionate about helping event stakeholders have a better experience and monetize the event more strategically. Brian has worked in the events industry, managing programs, products and events for Fortune 1000 clients for many years. But leading a technology company in this space has its particular challenges. He gives some good tips about putting the customer first, mitigating analysis paralysis, decision making approaches, and the importance of hiring a great Chief Technology Officer.

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Name: Brian Slawin, Co-founder & Chief Visionary & Strategist

Company: BusyEvent Mobile

Powerful Promise of Value: BusyEvent Mobile facilitates new profit centers for event and conference organizers by using their powerful new technology. The company helps to unlock the profitability hidden inside any event. It helps event organizers to retain more of the revenues that typically flow into — and then right through — their event and turn their mobile event app into a profit center using DataKeys.

Headquartered In: St. Louis, MO

Blind Spot: Sorting through his desire to “push” more and create new value versus what is really needed for the customer

Banish Your Business Building Blindspot!

Favorite Resource for Productivity: Google Apps and Jira (Plan, track, work – smarter and faster)

Favorite Resource that helps with the Founder to CEO role shift: Good to Great (Jim Collins), Delivering Happiness (Tony Hsieh)

Favorite Founder: Brad Feld, Jim Brasunas

Contact: www.busyevent.com, [email protected]

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